Story: Conservation – a history



Many conservation projects depend on voluntary labour, and a large pool of helpers is ready to assist projects they feel are worthwhile. At this volunteer weekend at Lake Ngāhewa, south of Rotorua, people are planting host trees for rare mistletoe.

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Simon Nathan, 'Conservation – a history - Changing organisations and ideas, 1985–2010s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 October 2021)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Aug 2015